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Rebecca Pow PM: welcomes new jobs figures showing a strong economy in Taunton

Taunton Deane MP, Rebecca Pow has welcomed today’s figures showing that there are 231,000 more people in work across the South West and 2.7 million more people across the United Kingdom back in work than in 2010, meaning that more families across Taunton Deane have the security of a regular pay packet.

MP Presents Monument Petition

The iconic Wellington Monument stands tall on the Blackdown Hills and is clearly visible from all over the Taunton Deane constituency marking the gateway to the South West.

Woodland Trust Free Tree Planting

Primary Schools in Taunton Deane are being offered the chance to plant free trees with help from the Woodland Trust.

Rebecca mentions Wellington Railway in Parliament

This week, the MP for Wellington, Rebecca Pow asked the Rail Minister, Claire Perry; ‘Does the Minister agree with me that the town of Wellington is an excellent candidate for a new metro rail station?’ Rebecca commented that the recent petition to local residents showed an overwhelming amount of support for the new station and the feasibility study, carried out by Taunton Deane Borough Council, showed an economic benefit to the area.

Rebecca Pow MP Statement: EU Referendum Result

It is because we are a democracy that we have been able to have our say, on what might be considered the greatest decision of our generation which will have an impact for years to come, a referendum on our EU membership.

Rebecca Pow MP: welcomes record high level of jobs in Taunton Deane

Taunton Deane MP, Rebecca Pow has welcomed today’s figures showing that unemployment has dropped to its lowest national rate since 2005, with 2.5 million more people across the United Kingdom back in work having the security of a regular pay packet than in 2010